Kapitein Kort is a Amsterdam based short film agency specialized in festival strategies and short film programming. It was founded in 2016 by Hidde de Vries. With the growing importance of film festivals for films and their directors & producers, Kapitein Kort tries te help emerging talents by developing film festival strategies, organizing submissions and taking care of transport and information requests for films.
After studying producing at the Netherlands Film Academy Hidde worked as a producer for Natte Haring for a few years. During his studies he discovered his love for short film and the places these films actually get seen. This in combination with helping some friends out became Kapitein Kort, where he helps filmmakers get their film seen at festivals all over the world.